Soprano Madeline Huss has been seen professionally with the Baltimore Musicales non-profit organization in two of their 2019 recitals and three of their 2018 recitals. She also sang in American Music Theatre Artists' three-performance production of "Bravo! Bernstein on Broadway" in 2019. As a new music enthusiast, she has been a vocalist in 13 world premieres, including opera scenes, art songs, arias, and chamber ensembles. She is looking forward to singing with the Minnesota Opera as a chorus member in the newly commissioned Edward Tulane this spring.
Huss performed Soldier in Peabody Opera’s production of Zach Redler’s The Falling and the Rising (2019). In 2017, her opera performances included Adina in L’elisir d’amore, the title role of Thomas Whitman’s Sukey in the Dark, and Miss Titmouse in Edwin Penhorwood’s Too Many Sopranos. Outside of world premieres, her performances in opera scenes include the roles of Maria in West Side Story, Ilia in Idomeneo, Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites, and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro. She co-wrote, directed, and performed in an opera outreach program that was designed to educate and entertain students grades K-6 in musical vocabulary and opera repertoire called “Where in the World is Opera?” (2018). Huss was the soprano soloist in Peabody’s oratorio performance of Vaughan Williams’ “Dona nobis pacem” under the direction of Edward Polochick (2016). She was a studio artist at Little Patuxent Opera Institute in Columbia, Maryland (2017), a vocalist for New Music on the Point in Leicester, Vermont (2016), and a studio artist at SongFest in Los Angeles (2015).
Huss received a graduate performance diploma (2019) and a masters degree in vocal performance and music theory pedagogy (2018) from Peabody, where she studied with Dr. Ah Young Hong. She received a Bachelor of Music from Concordia College where she studied with Dr. Anne Jennifer Nash.